Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (19. March 2023) at 14:59 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,1 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is normal earthquake activity and shows the inflation that is happening in Bárðarbunga volcano is ongoing after the end of the eruption in 2015.

Vatnajökull glacier, in north-west of it, close to the edge of the glacier there's a green star and a red dot were the Bárðarbunga volcano is and it shows the earthquake activity that happened today.
Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This type of earthquake activity happens once to twice a month with a earthquake close to magnitude five happening every three to four months. This earthquake activity is getting lower with time, it is likely that it is going to take few more years until it completely stops.

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